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18-Apr-2014 1:08am PDT  

 

Columbus International Film + Video Festival

62 Annual: November 09, 2014 to November 23, 2014

  Social Issues

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DEADLINES & ENTRY FEES

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 15.00.

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar
...but you can display them in these other currencies:

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
 
April 1, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
20 minutes or under 40.00 35.00
over 20 minutes 60.00 55.00


May 1, 2014
2nd Earlybird deadline
Regular Discounted
20 minutes or under 45.00 40.00
over 20 minutes 65.00 60.00


July 1, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
20 minutes or under 50.00 45.00
over 20 minutes 70.00 65.00


July 15, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
20 minutes or under 70.00 65.00
over 20 minutes 90.00 85.00


July 31, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
20 minutes or under 100.00 85.00
over 20 minutes 120.00 105.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 30-Sep-2014


RUNTIME
A runtime of any length is permitted


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Jan-2011


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world


PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement


DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
Do not submit a press kit.


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Cash Travel Awards
This year we have $1000 to bring filmmakers to our festival. We also have an honorarium from the Greater Columbus Arts Council to award a filmmaker to help adjudicate the 2014 GCAC Fellowships in Media.
Sponsor:Greater Columbus Arts Council
Cash Award Value: 1,000 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.


VideoBlocks Stock Footage Award
Over $1000 worth of stock footage from VideoBlocks will be awarded at the CIF+VF as well as a special one year download membership worth $500.
Sponsor:VideoBlocks
Value of Goods/Services: 13,000 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.


Jungle Software Award
$1200 worth of software from Jungle Software will be awarded as special Jungle Software Awards consisting of 3 copies of Gorilla 5. Gorilla 5 is designed for the professional filmmaker Everything is at your fingertips, including scheduling, budgeting, full contact management, a locations module, and storyboarding functions. Sponsor: Jungle Software
Sponsor:Jungle Software
Cash Award Value: 1,200 U.S. Dollar


Best of Fest Award
A special panel chooses the best of the Silver Chris winners for the Best Of Festival Award.
Value of Goods/Services: 200 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.


Silver Chris Award
This special award is presented to the film or video that is selected best entry in its division.
Value of Goods/Services: 200 U.S. Dollar


The Chris Award
The Chris, sculpted by Robert Rohm, is 6" high, hand cast and mounted on a 3 1/2" walnut wood base. Gold lettering is engraved on a black metallic inscription plate.
Value of Goods/Services: 200 U.S. Dollar


Bronze Plaque
The Bronze Plaque is engraved with an etching of the Christopher Columbus statue mentioned above. The inscription plate, restyled in 1994, is mounted on a bronze plate on a 7" x 9" cherry wood base.
Value of Goods/Services: 100 U.S. Dollar


Honorable Mention
Honorable Mention Certificate.
Value of Goods/Services: 75 U.S. Dollar


CATEGORY RULES
Works in this division address any issues affecting society. Topics may include politics, economics, culture or any subject of importance to
the public. The division welcomes studies of both history and current events. This is often the most competitive division, so if your film can be placed elsewhere it is recommended to do so.